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Today's News

  • School Menus

    AUG. 31-SEPT. 4
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini French toast sticks or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Mini pancakes or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Aug. 17, 2015
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of John W. Hunt, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Mary E. Reffett, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Cloyd Welch, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate pf Freddie J. Whalen, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Nancy B. McCauley, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Case reports
    Aug. 5 -- At 2:17 p.m., Lyle K. Fryman, 205 Hinkston Ave., reported that his Pollen weed trimmer was taken from his truck.
    Aug. 5 -- At 2:18 p.m., police were called to a Main Street apartment where William Whitis reported that some medications had been taken.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S OFFICE
    Accidents
    Aug. 15 -- At 4:20 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on U.S. 62 West three miles west of Cynthiana. Clinton E. Scolf of Morton Lane, Maysville, and Sarah C. Adams of South Hamilton Street, Georgetown, were both traveling east when Adams said a truck slowed to make a turn without using a turn signal, causing her to have to slam on the brakes. Scolf then rear-ended Adams’ vehicle.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Aug. 18, 2015
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Chasity Angel, 1981, pretrial conference; tampering with physical evidence - guilty plea entered; possession controlled substance, first degree-second offense, drug paraphernalia-buy/possess, persistent felony offender-second degree - dismissed.
    Christopher Brown, 1987, other hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation, probation revoked, 2 year sentence imposed.

  • Harrison Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT
    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding Aug. 19, 2015
    CIVIL CASES
    Vernon Ray Moore vs. Debra Marie Moore, domestic; testimony taken, findings and decree entered, remand.
    Kayla A. Villasana vs. Adolfo Villasana, domestic; testimony taken, DVO in effect, remand.
    Charity Nicole True vs. Josh W. True, motion hour; motion for contempt, agree to pass, will re-notice as needed.
    Brenda L. Hall vs. Belve Martin Hall, domestic; re-notice.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • New Drivers

    NEW DRIVERS
    Addison R. Doyle, Christopher A. Mashburn, Tiffany B. Gould, Nathan Lopez, Makayla Delynne Tucker, Kyle Lucas Hill, Sara Ledford, Hannah Winkle, Michaela Carrel, Christopher David Tucker, Clayton Jones.

  • Downtown clean up

    Zach Pergram, student minister at Leesburg Christian Church, trimmed the hedges outside of the Harrison County courthouse on Saturday. The day was designated a Downtown Cleanup Day and drew several volunteers to aid in the beautification of Cynthiana’s downtown area.

  • News briefs

    Three candidates file
    for vacant city seat

    Three candidates have filed to run in the Nov. 3, 2015, election for the one vacant Cynthiana City Commission seat.
    John Carter, Jada Walker Griggs and Josh Jenkins will be on the November ballot along with numerous state offices, according to Linda Furnish, Harrison County clerk.
    Griggs is currently serving out 2015, the first year in the unexpired term of Walter Tapp, who resigned.

  • Formal sentencing set for four Cynthiana defendants who entered guilty pleas

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Four defendants who were scheduled for jury trials on Aug. 27 changed their pleas during pretrial conferences Tuesday.
    Joanne Tuite, 43, entered a guilty plea to multiple drug-related charges.
    Tuite was indicted in February on 15 counts of drug trafficking offenses.
    On Tuesday, as part of her plea agreement, five of the charges were dismissed.
    Her formal sentencing will be Sept. 1 in Harrison Circuit Court.